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Forsythe Cemetery


Columbia Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.3111 N;  Longitude, -87.3889 W
Congressional Location:NW-1/4; SW-1/4; SECTION 26; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 9W
Common Directions:

4 miles southwest of Oakland  City. Located adjacent to the Forsythe  Church, on the east side of County Road 950E, at the intersection with County Road 300S.

Last updated   28 Nov 2017

This list was originally proofed and verified by Georgia McEllhiney in June 2002.  Headstones were photographed by Daniel L Elliott in August 2010, updates and corrections were made to the listing.  It is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources. There may be other graves which are unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers. If you have knowledge of any other graves which may not be shown below, please drop us an e-mail and let us know.       email016.gif (1209 bytes)

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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes & Inscriptions

Photo#                            Photo

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Row

Malin

Carolyn A

15 Jan 1945

--

Wife of Ronald D. MALIN.   Married 31 Aug 1963.  

Children: Matthew Paul & Amy Renee.  

Grandchildren: Lindsey Nichole, Whitney Christine & Beau Matthew

5418

5419

SE

8

Malin

Ronald D

20 Oct 1941

1 Oct 2000

Husband of Carolyn A. MALIN.   Married 31 Aug 1963.  

Children: Matthew Paul & Amy Renee.  

Grandchildren: Lindsey Nichole, Whitney Christine & Beau Matthew.

"The impact of his life lived for Christ will leave behind an influence for good that has reached the lives of many others".  

5418

5419

SE

8

Malone

Emely Ora

15 Oct 1871

19 Jul 1872

Daughter of Rice M & Malinda A MALONE.

Aged 9 Mos & 4 Days.

6391

NW

6

Malone

Francis

5 Nov 1878

25 Mar 1923

nee MILLER.  Wife of Joseph N. MALONE

“Mother”

5719

5720

NE

4

Malone

Grace

1887

1946

Daughter of Newton & Hannah MALONE.

6461

NW

5

Malone

Hannah

3 Feb 1856

18 Feb 1932

Wife of Newton MALONE.

“Mother”

6458

6460

NW

5

Malone

Hattie B

1871

11 Oct 1938

nee WALLACE.  Wife of Henry R. MALONE

5792

NW

18

Malone

Henry R

1873

1945

Husband of Hattie B. (WALLACE) MALONE

5792

NW

18

Malone

Joseph N

13 Mar 1875

6 Oct 1944

Husband of Francis (MILLER) MALONE

5719

NE

4

Malone

Malinda A

22 Jan 1850

25 Nov 1916

Wife of Rice M. MALONE.

“Mother”

6388

6390

NW

6

Malone

Newton

9 Feb 1855

30 May 1900

Husband of Hannah MALONE.

“Father”

6458

6459

NW

5

Malone

Orvis

2 Jul 1902

2 Aug 1902

Son of Joseph N & E Frances MALONE

6392

NW

6

Malone

Rice M

1 Jan 1849

24 Aug 1920

Husband of Malinda A. MALONE.

“Father”

6388

6389

NW

6

Mans

Otho J 

1893

1958

Husband of Rose MANS.  

Private, U. S. Army, W.W. I

5590

SE

1

Mans

Rose

8 Sep 1889

12 Aug 1983

Wife of Otho J. MANS

5591

SE

1

Manship

Sarah Ann

27 Oct 1880

28 Apr 1944

“Beloved Mother of Lee & Gladys HICKS”

5586

SE

1

Mardis

JoAnn A

25 Jan 1928

--

Wife of Robert C MARDIS.

1109

SE

8

Mardis

Robert C

16 Jun 1927

15 Aug 2007

Husband of JoAnn A MARDIS.


Lt. Col., Ind. Air Natl. Guard., WW II.

1109

5413

SE

8

Marsh

Macle Ina

26 Jun 1926

1 Jun 2014

nee GILLILAND. 


Daughter of Arthur & Bertha (MOSBEY) GILLILAND. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3371

NE

6

Mason

Delpha Ann

1884

20 Mar 1951

Wife of Walter MASON

5532

SE

3

Mason

Harvey E

1913

1925

--

5760

NE

1

Mason

Walter

1882

1957

Husband of Delpha Ann MASON

5532

SE

3

May

Mary A

--

15 May 1888

Aged 64 Yrs. 3 Ms. 2 Dys.

5891

NW

14

May

Nancy J

23 Aug 1858

19 Jun 1898

nee LOWE.  Wife of William J. MAY.

“Mother”

6276

NW

8

May

Robert

--

--

--

6277

NW

8

May

Ruth Dougan

1893

1937

nee DOUGAN.

5557

SE

2

May

William J

3 Aug 1855

20 Feb 1886

Husband of Nancy J. (LOWE) MAY

“Father”

6276

NW

8

McCleary

Betty L

22 Jun 1947

--

nee ROSTRON.  Wife of Thomas H McCLEARY. 


Married 24 Jun 1966.


“Our Daughters”  D Renea & Carmen L”

6209

6210

NW

9

McCleary

Thomas H "Sarge"

31 Oct 1947

10 Nov 2017

Husband of Betty L (ROSTRON) McCLEARY. 


Married 24 Jun 1966. 


Son of Robert & Ruby (DUNN) McCLEARY. 


US Army.


“Our Daughters”  D Renea & Carmen L” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

6209

6210

NW

9

McDaniel

Elvenia W

30 Mar 1912

26 Nov 2000

nee WILLIAMS.   Wife of Maurice G. McDANIEL.   Married 24 Jan 1938.

5784

NW

18

McDaniel

Maurice G

14 Aug 1910

12 Dec 1990

Husband of Elvenia M. (WILLIAMS) McDANIEL.   Married 24 Jun 1938.

5784

NW

18

McDaniel

Nancy J

--

17 Feb 1859

Daughter of Mary L. McDANIEL.

Aged 1 yr. 2 ms. 5 ds.

6130

NW

10

McDevitt

Millie Ann

31 Oct 1916

12 Oct 2004

nee BEASLEY.  Wife of Roy James McDEVITT.   Married 12 Nov 1932.  

“Mother”

“Our Children:  Millie Marie, Freida Mae, Mary Kathern, Nancy June, Agnes Esther, Willie Sue, Janice Lea”

5819

5820

NW

16

McDevitt

Roy James

4 Nov 1909

18 Mar 1995

Husband of Millie Ann (BEASLEY) McDEVITT.   Married 12 Nov 1932.  

“Father”

“Our Children:  Millie Marie, Freida Mae, Mary Kathern, Nancy June, Agnes Esther, Willie Sue, Janice Lea”

5819

5820

NW

16

McDonald

Nancy J

6 Mar 1830

28 Oct 1910

"Mother"

5839

NW

16

McDowell

Alford Bruce

9 Feb 1926

27 May 2001

"Dad"

5726

NE

4

McDowell

Arvel W

11 Sep 1893

24 Jun 1906

Son of John W. & Mary E. McDOWELL

5863

NW

15

McDowell

Arvis L "Bun"

29 Nov 1903

May 1972

Husband of Hilda M. McDOWELL

5725

NE

4

McDowell

Carrie M

17 Aug 1868

6 Jul 1946

Wife of William Thomas McDOWELL

5711

NE

5

McDowell

Chalmer

7 Feb 1890

13 Jul 1963

(Stone not found   believed to be buried here.  Reference   Pauline HOLLON)

No headstone found or identified Aug 2010.

?

?

McDowell

Cornitha

25 Oct 1820

11 May 18??

Daughter of J. W. & W. J. McDOWELL.  

(Note:  Partially illegible.)

6081

NW

11

McDowell

Delores J

30 Oct 1923

23 Feb 1993

Wife of Leo C McDOWELL.   Married 8 Nov 1939.

1105

SE

5

McDowell

Doris D 

28 Nov 1910

3 Jan 1982

Private First Class, U. S. Army, W.W. II

(Note:  Military plaque reads “1911” for date of birth.)

5481

SE

5

McDowell

Eunice O

8 Dec 1907

8 Nov 1984

Daughter of William Thomas & Carrie M McDOWELL.

5710

NE

5

McDowell

Floyd H

23 Sep 1895

1 Aug 1912

Son of John W. & M. E. McDOWELL

5864

NW

15

McDowell

Freddie G

25 Jun 1897

9 Jun 1899

Child of George H. & Laura E. McDOWELL

6085

6086

NW

11

McDowell

George E

18 Jul 1900

21 Dec 1990

Husband of Mary McDOWELL

5570

SE

1

McDowell

George H

5 Dec 1858

4 Mar 1900

Husband of Laura E. McDOWELL.  Son of John W & Mary J (HARPER) McDOWELL.

6085

NW

11

McDowell

Gilvie R

20 Jan 1892

23 Jan 1968

nee PATE  Husband of Myrtle M (THOMPSON) McDOWELL

5525

SE

3

McDowell

Golda Eunice

8 Oct 1918

15 Oct 1994

Wife of James Robert McDOWELL, Sr.

5524

SE

3

McDowell

Harper B

17 Feb 1905

17 Mar 1992

Husband of Meeleesa A. McDOWELL

5510

SE

4

McDowell

Hilda M

1905

1963

Wife of Arvis L. "Bun" McDOWELL

5725

NE

4

McDowell

James R

15 Nov 1863

27 Oct 1928

Son of James W & Mary J (HARPER) McDOWELL.

6254

NW

8

McDowell

James Robert, Sr

3 Feb 1918

14 Apr 1968

Husband of Golda Eunice McDOWELL

5524

SE

3

McDowell

John O

20 Jan 1895

Sep 1973

Husband of Nellie McDOWELL

5676

SW

1

McDowell

John W

1861

1928

Husband of Mary E. (HUTCHINSON)  McDOWELL.  Married 15 Nov 1884.  Son of John W & Mary J (HARPER) McDOWELL.

5865

NW

15

McDowell

John W 

13 Sep 1829

29 Jan 1915

Husband of Mary J (HARPER) McDOWELL.  Married 20 Mary 1856.

Company "F", 42nd. Indiana Infantry

6082

NW

11

McDowell

Laura E

7 Apr 1867

19 Mar 1947

Wife of George H. McDOWELL

6085

NW

11

McDowell

Leo C

14 Aug 1919

5 Jan 2011

Husband of Delores J McDOWELL.   Married 8 Nov 1939.  Son of Gilvie & Myrtle (THOMPSON) McDOWELL. 


Pvt. US Army, WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)

1105

1106


SE

5

McDowell

Letha A

25 Nov 1870

6 Mar 1924

"Mother"

6253

NW

8

McDowell

Mary

30 Jul 1903

27 Jan 1980

Wife of George E. McDOWELL

5571

SE

1

McDowell

Mary E

1867

1927

nee HUTCHINSON.  Wife of John W. McDOWELL.  Married 15 Nov 1884.

5865

NW

15

McDowell

Meeleesa A

1 Sep 1911

17 Dec 1997

Wife of Harper B. McDOWELL

5510

SE

4

McDowell

Myrtle

18 Jan 1892

13 Mar 1979

nee THOMPSON.  Wife of Gilvie R McDOWELL

5525

SE

3

McDowell

Nellie

1894

21 Apr 1951

Wife of John O. McDOWELL

5676

SW

1

McDowell

Phloe M

14 Feb 1891

7 Jan 1962

Daughter of William Thomas & Carrie M. McDOWELL

5711

NE

5

McDowell

Wayne

--

--

Son of Gilvie & Mary McDOWELL.   (Believed to be buried here along with two stillborn children of Arvis & Hilda McDOWELL.  Reference   Pauline HOLLON)

No headstone found or identified Aug 2010.

?

?

McDowell

William Thomas

3 Nov 1865

10 Sep 1931

Husband of Carrie M. McDOWELL  Son of James W & Mary J (HARPER) McDOWELL.

5711

NE

5

McFarland

John Francis

1908

1 Dec 2004

Husband of Mildred E McFARLAND.

5713

NE

5

McFarland

Mildred E

1910

1998

Wife of John Francis McFARLAND.

5713

NE

5

McGillem

Gregory, PhD.

12 May 1970

21 Dec 2002

Husband of Laura McGILLEM.  Married 2 Sep 2000.  Son of James & Nancy McGILLEM.

5515

5516

SE

3

McGillem

James V

22 Oct 1945

30 Jun 2008

Husband of Nancy McGILLEM.

Son of Nancy McGILLEM.

5513

SE

4

McGrath

Oma A

10 Jun 1932

--

nee HUTCHISON.  Wife of Peter C McGRATH.  Married 5 Aug 1967.

5449

SE

6

McGrath

Peter C

7 Dec 1923

2 Aug 2006

Husband of Oma A (HUTCHISON) McGRATH.  Married 5 Aug 1967.  Son of Thomas & Agnes (WAGNER) McGRATH.


Cpl., US Army Air Forces, WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

5449

5450

SE

6

McGray

John

21 Apr 1882

3 Aug 1883

Son of W. J. &  M. J. McGRAY

6495

NW

2

McIvy

Thomas 

--

--

Company "H", 143rd. Indiana Infantry.   (Enlisted as a Private on 25 Jan 1865, mustered out in Nashville, Tennessee on 17 Oct 1865)

6425

NW

6

Sections and Rows.
For purposes of this listing, the cemetery was divided into four Sections:  Northwest (NW), Northeast (NE), Southwest (SW), and Southeast (SE.)  Rows were numbered beginning on the west side of each section.  Please be advised rows 1-5 in the Northwest sections are somewhat irregular. 

5411 Sign at entrance, Southwest section of cemetery.
5414  View of Northwest section of the cemetery.
5413  Front side of Veterans Memorial
6445 Back side of Veterans Memorial.